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May
4

Create a Win7 Gadget | Experts Exchange

This article shows you how to create a simple “Gadget” — a sort of mini-application supported by Windows 7 and Vista.  Gadgets can be dropped anywhere on the desktop to provide instant information, or to act as a gateway to a website or a larger program.  

What I like about gadgets is that they are really just small HTML pages.  That means:  No big-project development overhead.  If you have Notepad.exe and some knowledge about HTML, then you can write your own gadget.  Like HTAs, they run with with full local-program privileges, and can use ActiveX objects.  There is no limit to the creative things you can do with gadgets.Fig. 1-1:  Win7 gadgets!
How to Create a Gadget (the short version):
Here’s all you need to do to create your own gadget:

1) Write an HTML page, say gadgetName.html

2) Write a short XML file, named (exactly) gadget.xml

3) Copy these

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Apr
4

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Apr
2

Programming Help & Support | Experts Exchange

Hello experts,

The following AutoHotkey allows me to list files & folders attributes (question related: Question 29172877)

I have a little issue.
File listing is generating however the action related to open the file with excel is not performed and at the end of the AutoHotkey script I have the following20200225_121352-screenshot.pngAutoHotkey script:

;====================================
;Gui: list files and folders attributes
;====================================

^+f::
If (WinExist("File Listing"))
{
  MsgBox,4112,Error,File Listing dialog is already open
  Return
}
EnvGet,FolderPath,UserProfile
Gui,Add,Edit,vFolderPath cPurple w570 xm,%FolderPath%Downloads
Gui,Add,Button,x+10 +Default vBrowseFolder gBrowseFolder,&Browse
Gui,Add,Text,xm,If you want a different folder, type/paste into the field above or click the Browse button on the right above and navigate to the folder
Gui,Add,Text,,Select folders to process:
Gui,Add,Radio,Checked vRecurse,&Recurse
Gui,Add,Radio,x+10,&NoRecurse
Gui,Add,Text,xm,Select filename information to put in file listing:
Gui,Add,Radio,Checked vFileInfo,&Without path without date
Gui,Add,Radio,x+10,With &Path without date
Gui,Add,Radio,x+10,Without path with &Date
Gui,Add,Radio,x+10,With &Both path and date
Gui,Add,Button,xm gButtonOKFilesFoldersListing Default,&OK
Gui,Add,Button,x+10 gButtonCancelFilesFoldersListing,&Cancel
Gui,Show,,File Listing
Return

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